1. WR Chris Conley: The Chiefs’ third-round pick was the most athletic player on the field all three days. No one could keep up with him. He has the speed and movement skills to create separation and threaten teams vertically. This means little right now, however. Because many a man has killed it during rookie camp and OTAs, only to shrink when the pads come on. But this was a strong start for Conley.
The Kansas City Chiefs rank 172nd out of 333 international teams surveyed in an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report revealing the sports franchises that spend the most on their players. The Chiefs' average annual player salary is $1.9 million. The franchise’s total player payroll of $99.7 million ranks 68th.
15. The Chiefs are a mystery, wrapped inside of a riddle, wrapped inside of Andy Reid's windbreaker. They were a roller coaster in 2014, starting 2–3, ripping off five straight wins, then losing three in a row—one at Oakland, another against the Palmer-less Cardinals. How 2015 unfolds may hinge on what the offensive line can do.
The NFL needs to have more coaches opting to go for two points. Moving the snap from the 2-yard line to the 1-yard line might help. But there need to be other incentives to convince coaches to take the chance in situations other than the obvious. Coaches do not like the 2-point conversion at any point but in desperation to catchup with an opponent. They view it as just another decision that can get them skewered by fans, media, but more importantly the owner.
"The best part of the evening was to be on that stage with Bobby and Len on one side and Lee Derrough on the other and all of them looking out at Georgia Buchanan," he said. "That was the memory. There was a spirit there. Buck was there, Mr. Hunt was there and these living legends. "It was pretty special and we'll never see it again. That was what was really special about it."
Before Gridiron Glory’s opening reception at Union Station on Thursday night and it’s opening to the public on Saturday, a special delivery containing two pivotal team artifacts had to be made in the morning to complete the Kansas City Chiefs portion of the exhibit. Along with Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt’s Hall of Fame Bust, the Super Bowl IV Lombardi Trophy needed to be placed in its case.